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Faber Park and Pool
For outdoor pool details, including hours and rules, please visit our Free Outdoor Pools page. What was here before? Fa...

Fagan Square
This square honors World War I veteran Corporal Frank Farrell Fagan, who was born on January 14, 1896 in Astoria, Queens and s...

Fairmount Playground
Both this playground and the nearby Fairmount Place are named after the 19th century Fairmount estate that was located here, o...

Fairview Park
What was here before? Formerly known as Androvetteville in the 1700s after the Androvette family who settled the area in 16...

Farm Playground
This playground is named after the Klein family farm that formerly occupied the land. In 1895, the Klein family purchased the ...

Father Demo Square
Father Antonio Demo (1870-1936) was born on April 23, 1870, at Lazzaretto di Bassano in the province of Vicenza, Italy. His s...

Father Duffy Square
The northern triangle of Times Square, located between 45th and 47th Streets, Broadway and Seventh Avenue, Duffy Square, has b...

Father Duffy Statue
At the apex of the triangle defining the north end of Times Square, the massive statue of Father Francis Patrick Duffy (1871-1...

Father Fagan Park
This park commemorates four local heroes who perished in the face of fire, losing their lives that others might live. Born in ...

Father Giorgio Memorial
This bronze portrait plaque set in a granite stele honors Father Edward J. Giorgio (1909-1946). Ordained in 1935, Father Gior...

Father Giorgio Triangle
Father Edward J. Giorgio (1909-1946) is the namesake of this Williamsburg triangle, located at the intersection of Jackson and...

Father Kehoe Triangle
This triangle honors Reverend James F. Kehoe (1868-1943), who served as a chaplain and then as an assistant priest at four par...

Father Macris Park
This park in the Graniteville section of Staten Island is named for Reverend Spyridon Macris (1932-1989), late pastor of Hol...

Father P. Kenny Triangle
This triangle is named in honor of Reverend Patrick Joseph Kenny (1908-1986), who founded St. Bernard’s, a local church ...

Father Popieluszko Square
What was here before? This section of Brooklyn was largely rural from the 1600s to the mid-1800s. At the turn of the centur...

Father Popieluszko Statue
This statue honors Father Jerzy Popieluszko (1947–1984), a Roman Catholic priest who lived in Poland, and is best rememb...

Father Reilly Square
Father Bernard J. Reilly (1889-1945) was the founding pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Queens Village. Born i...

Father Studzinski Square
Father Joseph Studzinski was born on February 12, 1887 in the province of Silesia, a coal-mining region in present day Poland ...

FDNY-EMT Yadira Arroyo Playground
This playground honors Yadira Arroyo (1972-2017), an Emergency Medical Technician who lost her life in the line of duty. Ar...

FDR Boardwalk and Beach
This 2.5-mile boardwalk and beach area extends southeast from Fort Wadsworth to Miller Field’s Gateway Recreational Area...

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